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We need action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and we need it now.” - OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría. In the lead-up to COP15, there have been renewed calls for developed countries to assist developing countries’ efforts to reduce their greenhouse gases emissions.
A América Latina em conjunto está dando sinais de recuperação e estabilização. As atividades econômicas estão sendo apoiadas com melhoramentos nos mercados financeiros e de commodities, e também com as exportações em franca recuperação.
América Latina está mostrando signos de recuperación y estabilización en su conjunto. La actividad económica se está apoyando en una mejora de las condiciones financieras globales y de los mercados de materias primas, así como en la recuperación de las exportaciones.
Latin America as a whole is showing signs of recovery and stabilization. Economic activity is helped by improving conditions in global financial and commodity markets, as well as recovering exports.
News conference to launch the OECD Development Centre’s latest Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO 2010).
NEPAD-OECD Ministerial Meeting & Expert Roundtable, 11-12 November 2009, Johannesburg, South Africa. Mobilising Financial Resources - Boosting Energy Investment & Carbon Finance in Africa.
Secretary-General Gurría called for the need to agree on common international targets in areas such as innovation and green growth predicting "they could become the overarching umbrella for the G20 Framework’s structural agenda".Gurria's remarks to G20 leaders reflected the fact that the focus on structural policies will constitute the principal element of the OECD's contribution to future work on the G20 Framework Strong, Sustainable
Sweden spent USD 4.73 billion on overseas development assistance (ODA) in 2008. This amounted to 0.98% of its gross national income (GNI), making Sweden the most generous DAC donor countries as a proportion of its economy.
All countries need to trade, with their neighbours and globally, to sustain long-term economic growth. Some low-income countries lack the instutitions, infrastructure to benefit from open markets and lift their people out of poverty.
Members of Development Assistance Committee and Non-DAC OECD donors, the world’s major donor countries, have, at the High level meeting on 27 and 28 May 2009, adopted an Action Plan to support poor countries trying to cope with the economic and financial crisis.